How to hide a column in a Request form in SharePoint

There are so many cases about how to use Column/View Permission in the real world. And this is one story from my customer. One of our customer has a “Requests” link in our Help Desk system. The “Status” field should be set default in help desk requests list and read-only when users create new entry […]

How to hide column information from specific users or groups

How to hide column information from specific users or groups

Sometimes we need to hide necessary information in a SharePoint list for different purposes since there are confidential information that should not be exposed for all people in the company. One of our customers, needs to hide Salary column in a list which stores employee information, such as, Name, Contact information, Position, Department, Manager, Salary, […]

How to specify columns permissions based on user role

How to specify columns permissions based on user role

Since Column/View Permission released from 2008, it becomes the hot product which helps customers to resolve a lots of column permission issues. With SharePoint Column/View Permission, you can protect your sensitive information by hiding the columns which contains the sensitive contents, or restrict the users to edit columns by setting the columns as read-only. Also, […]

PDF Conversion From Within Your SharePoint Environment

PDF Conversion From Within Your SharePoint Environment

SharePoint PDF Converter is a new lightweight, easy to use solution from BoostSolutions that will help you convert MS Office files and more to a PDF file, merge multiple files into one PDF file and the ability to convert PDF files back to a Word file. As with all BoostSolutions’ products, SharePoint PDF Converter is […]

Site templates in SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online

Site templates in SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online

SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online have a number of ways you can organize your site. Besides the default team site that you always see when you use SharePoint, SharePoint also contains a number of out-of-the-box site templates. There are a total of four sections, of which three sections, Collaboration, Enterprise and Publishing, contain the site […]

A Comparison of Out of the Box SharePoint and SharePoint AD Information Sync

A Comparison of Out of the Box SharePoint and SharePoint AD Information Sync

An Active Directory (AD) contains detailed information about people and other objects in an organization. Quick and easy data integration from Active Directory to SharePoint is a common requirement for business environments as it adds convenience to viewing, using and maintaining employee information. Many organizations need to sync their AD information to SharePoint list such […]

Understanding Permission Levels in SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online

Understanding Permission Levels in SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online

Permissions are important as they determine how much access and control you have over your SharePoint environment. They can be elusive and sometimes confusing to understand. The following illustration will help you to understand permission levels that are available when you are using your team site on SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online. These are default […]

Upcoming SharePoint Events for May and June 2014

Upcoming SharePoint Events for May and June 2014

Here are some upcoming SharePoint events which will take place in May and June, 2014. You will find these events useful to help you harness the full potential of SharePoint; a place to discuss problems, possibilities and solutions for your SharePoint environment.   May 2014 What is it? A place to meet SharePoint architects, developers […]